PRESIDENT Hakainde Hichilema says he is optimistic that Zambia and China’s conversations will lead to a paradigm shift from borrowing for consumption to borrowing for investment while encouraging joint ventures. Speaking when he held a meeting with Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Li Jie, Friday, President Hichilema said he discussed trade and investment opportunities with the envoy from the world’s second largest economy. “Today we held a very cordial meeting with His Excellency, Mr Li Jie, the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia. We discussed trade and investment opportunities, Chinese government’s support to Zambia in the fight against Covid-19, as well as pertinent matters of debt and economic restructuring for the benefit of our two nations. Zambia and China have held hands together…...

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